Dipping into the Life of B’s Spiky in March photo challenge, this square and spiky entry is a close up shot of the Esplanade Theatre, in Singapore. Affectionately known as the Durian as it resembles the spiky and smelly tropical fruit.
The extent of our garden is slowly being devoured by these little critters. I found them on a small clump of drought-tolerant grass located down the side of the house which is gravel path and fence and no other plants. It’s funny how they sniffed the only greenery out. There was a whole family of […]
There is one more week left of BeckyB’s Square in September challenge with the theme In The Pink. The only rule is that your photograph has to be square. Give it a go! I love playing with my camera especially with a macro lens. It’s all about experimenting and having some fun. I just so […]
Today is our son’s 25th birthday and apart from it making me feel rather old, I do believe that I have managed to capture all three elements for the ultimate ‘In The Pink’ challenge in this one photo. Earlier this year our son Thomas proposed to his beautiful girlfriend Christie. Chief and I were so […]
Day 16 of Square in September and this shot was taken earlier this year at Coriole vineyard, McLaren Vale, South Australia. The cellardoor has a beautiful cottage garden seen here with the Vale in the background.
Brisbane’s South Bank precinct includes 17 hectares of inner-city parkland with bars, restaurants, museums and a large beach and pool area. It stretches along the bank of the Brisbane river and is a cracking spot to spend some leisure time. There is a 1km walkway shaded by a galvanised steel arbour which is covered in bougainvillea […]
I knew I wouldn’t be able to keep up the pace of posting one photo a day for a whole month, even with the assistance of the schedule button. So now I’m playing catch up with Becky’s square photo challenge with the subject of pink. Here is the Caper White Butterfly on something pink and […]
When Chief and I spent a holiday in Penang we visited Penang Hill. This is where scores of lovers have secured their love for each other at Love Lock, Penang Hill. Cropping the photograph to a square has meant missing the full impact of how far the padlocks stretch but you can see that from this […]
Those of you who have been following this Wombat for a while will know that in March 2017, my lovely Dad was awarded the MBE for services to charity and his community. I flew back to the UK to be one of his guests at the palace – yes, that is Buckingham Palace. It was […]
I have been inspired by Clare’s Cosmos to share my first attempt at photographing the moon – a la professional style. I can see the moon rising from our bedroom window and the balcony is a perfect spot to set up the tripod and ‘have a go’. I researched the ‘how to’ and realised that […]